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Decoding Air Travel: A Practical Guide for Frustrated Flyers
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Does each news report on the latest air passenger’s nightmare strengthen your resolve to never step on a plane again? No wonder: Air travel grows more unpleasant than ever, with airlines making the experience less comfortable and convenient, while constantly adding new fees and hidden charges. What’s a frustrated flyer to do?
Nicholas Kralev, a globe-trotting author and entrepreneur who has visited almost 100 countries and flown more than 2 million miles, decided that knowledge is the most effective key to affordable and comfortable travel. He learned to master the system and how to beat the airlines at their own game—using their own rules. His resulting book, Decoding Air Travel: A Guide to Saving on Airfare and Flying in Luxury, became an Amazon bestseller.
Spend a day with Kralev and gain the practical skills and savvy to improve your travel life and save money. He can help you become a more empowered and sophisticated traveler who can navigate an increasingly baffling system.
10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Airfare Secrets, Booking Strategies, and Outsmarting the System
Learn how to get the flights you want for the price you want by understanding the complex world of airfares. Get insight into airline practices designed to overcharge unsuspecting customers, and learn how to meet those tricks with your own.
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch (participants supply their own)
1:30–3 p.m. Mastering the Frequent-Flier Game and Flying in Luxury
Learn how to take the pain out of travel by flying in business class for the price of coach and enjoying elite perks such as upgrades, lounge access, free luggage, and priority boarding. Maximize the value of your hard-earned miles and experience some of the luxuries the sky can hold.
Listen to Nicholas Kralev’s interview on the Not Old Better podcast with host Paul Vogelzang.
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)